Knitting projects with awareness ribbon motifs for Cancer Awareness and other causes. Many of the patterns are free
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Awareness Ribbon Washcloth
Great for fundraising or for comforting a loved one. Easy cloth knit with a ribbon motif in knit and purl stitches that can be used for a variety of knitting projects. Rated easy by Ravelrers. Designed by Donna Burgess. Pictured project by rmusso
Ribbons of Hope Ornament, Pin, or Applique
This little awareness ribbon is only 5 inches tall. You can hang it on your tree, car mirror, make a pin, etc. Pattern includes all the colors associated with the different cancer types. So you can raise awareness. Size easy to customize with different weights of yarn. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by O/C Knitiot - Deby Lake. Pictured projects by frenchiefrog and MysticStormy
Tote for a Cause
This tote bag has a handle designed to look like an awareness ribbon. Knit in one or 2 colors. Aran weight yarn. Designed by verybusymonkey. Pictured projects by Mearacaera and KNITTINGMARYB who knit the ribbon in garter stitch
Breast Cancer Awareness Scarf
Scarf with lace awareness ribbon motifs. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Autumn Frost.
Pink Ribbons Socks
These socks feature a simple cable ribbon motif along the sides of the leg. 2 sizes. Fingering weight yarn. Designed by Lisa Lloyd. Pictured projects by GiddyCrafter and KallieKY
Cancer Comfort Cap
Beanie with cable awareness ribbons. 3 sizes. DK weight yarn. Designed by Universal Yarn
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Awareness Ribbon Pin or Applique
Easy awareness ribbon can be worn as jewelry or embellishment. Originally designed in purple representing abuse survivors, you could change the colors to represent breast cancer or other causes. Aran weight yarn. Designed by Just Jen as SHE Survivor Awareness Ribbon
Cancer Ribbon Hat
The cancer awareness ribbons pop out on this two tone garter stitch background using a slipped stitch cabling technique. Only one color is worked at a time. There are 5 breast cancer ribbons evenly spaced around the hat. It is knit bottom up in the round. Written and charted instructions are provided. Fingering weight yarn. Designed by Mary W Martin
Cancer Awareness Ribbon Hat
September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month Hat was inspired by the designer's daughter and all the amazing childhood cancer warriors she met. Featuring a cable awareness ribbon motif, it appropriate for other awareness causes. Sizes Infant to Adult. Fingering weight yarn. Designed by Kellie Huffman
A Reason For The Ribbon Cowl
This cowl features 3 awareness ribbons in twisted stockinette with 3 hearts all on a sea of mesh. The ribbon represents the cancer or other battle being fought. The 3 hearts represent the love and support you receive from faith, family, friends. Sport weight yarn. There is a list of ribbon colors associated with certain cancers. Designed by Sharon Mooney. Pictured projects by designer and susryks
Cancer Support Ribbon Water Bottle Holder
This water bottle cozy features a cable design in the shape of awareness ribbons. It’s great for fund raising walks. This cozy can be made in a different color to support various causes. Designed by Diane M Scott
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Pink Ribbon Hat
This beanie features six cabled ribbons, separated by mini cables that work their way all the way up to the crown and join in the center. This hat could easily be made in a different color to support various causes. Designed by Carissa Browning. Pictured project by SandyHam
Easy to knit, gorgeous lace scarf featuring the Breast Cancer Awareness ribbon. Fingering weight yarn. Designed by Anniken Allis
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Knitting for a Cure
18 designs from Knitting for a Cure. include shawl, hat, headband, fingerless gloves, scarf, teapot cozy, hot water bottle cover, pillow, lap throw, sachets, bookmark, card, and more. The patterns feature cancer awareness ribbon motifs in lace or cables.
Beanie in sizes for the whole family with a cables and eyelets pattern inspired by awareness ribbons, so you can knit one in the color of your favorite cause. Sizes Newborn, 6 months, 12 months, Child/Teenager, Adult, Large Adult. Sport yarn weight. Designed by Kino Knits.
Twist Your Head Hat
Slouchy hat with lacey awareness ribbon motif. Aran yarn weight. Designed by MammaDIYPatterns.
Breast Cancer Ribbin' Scarf
Scarf with awareness ribbon cable motifs at the two ends with a stretchy, lofty 2 X 2 ribbed section in-between. Sport weight yarn. Designed by MoonandSixpenceKnits.
Awareness in Ribbons and Lace Shawl
Crescent shaped shawl with cable awareness ribbon motifs, a twisted stitch ribbon pattern, and lace edging. Sport weight yarn. Designed by Kimberly Gintar.
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Awareness Ribbon Cloth
Includes instructions for 2 sizes: LARGE: 12″W X 12″ H – SMALL: 7″W X 7 1/4″ H